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INDISU's "Moana" is exactly what the island needs

PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday, March 24th, 2018, the theater show Moana was opened by the show's director, Susha Hien, who recounted how initially their first choice was to do Beauty and the Beast, but the Beast got cast to do another show. Then the...

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Dear Reader

The theater production "Moana" was definitely what St. Maarten needed.

Read the review. Then go see the show for yourself and take the whole family with you. If they sell out the shows this Easter weekend, the director promised they will put on an encore show the following weekend for those that missed it.

That sounds like music to our ears!

The Publisher

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Formateur Heyliger: "This was my last election"

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG - Formateur MP Theo Heyliger will not run in the next parliamentary elections. In a reaction to a request for an update about the formation of the new government, Heyliger informed "Well, one thing...

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Irresistible temptation

By Hilbert Haar ~ St Maarten is not the only little island in deep financial trouble; Aruba has so much headaches over its national budget that the government in Oranjestad will introduce a crisis tax of 2.5 percent that will go into effect on July 1

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The life and times of Dusty Red

by Chris Morvan I found her in a back street in Willemsburg, Curaçao, down where the Venezuelan fishermen come in and sell fish and fruit and vegetables along the dockside. It's like a foreign country within what is, for me, a foreign country. We ...

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Only 1 of the 4 commercial developers of Indigo Bay bankrupt

INDIGO BAY - On Monday, March 12th, a bankruptcy notice was published in The Daily Herald announcing that by decision of March 6th, 2018, the Court in First Instance of St. Maarten declared Indigo Bay Development Corporation N.V. bankrupt. A...

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Riders Benitez, Maidwell, Rogers and Starreveld winners...

Great Bay - The just concluded Post Irma Survivor Road Race which took place Sunday morning, March 25th, 2018, was not intended to serve as a reminder of the bad experiences of the devastation caused by hurricane Irma. Instead it was a way of...

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Bell ready to rumble in Colombia

Great Bay - In the field of Judo, the name Bell certainly rings a bell on St. Maarten. We are talking about Michaelangelo Bell, one of the athletes that has been selected to compete in the Central American & Caribbean Games (CAC) that will be...

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St. Maarten sending delegation to CAC Games

Great Bay - In their quest to have St. Maarten represented in the Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games which will be held in Barranquilla, Colombia, from July 15th to August 3rd. The St. Maarten Sports & Olympic Federation have been busy...

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Delplanaque and Pigeon are overall winners Sunset Triathlon

Maho Bay - For the 5th straight year, Gregory Pigeon has proved that he is still a force to be reckoned with when he emerged as the overall winner of the Sunset Triple Mini Triathlon. Joining him on the podium for the grand prize in the female...

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LU records highest score in Primary Schools Soccer match

Cay Hill - Saturday, March 17th, will be a day the ACE Foundation will always remember, it was the day when some key soccer players from the Learning Unlimited team took full advantage of their skills by scoring 16 goals without conceding one....

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UNDP consults Disaster Risk Management Expert

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - To facilitate Country St. Maarten in its overall recovery process, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has consulted Disaster Risk Management Expert and current director of the Disaster Risk Reduction...

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Minister De Weever says Sint Maarten has to be ready

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - Friday, March 23 marks the annual global observance of World Meteorological Day (WMD) under the theme, "Weather-ready, climate smart." Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and...

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Minister Ferrier irritated by Cft-letter

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Finance Mike Ferrier has expressed his irritation about a letter from financial supervisor Cft that contains complaints about deadlines St. Maarten is not meeting with regards to the 2018 budget and the annual financial...

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Cft criticizes financial management again

PHILIPSBURG - Financial supervisor Cft has advised Minister of Finance Mike Ferrier to hire external technical assistance to put the government's financial administration and financial management in order. Cft-chairman Raymond Gradus gives the...

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Introducing to the Business Community

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - The National Employment Services Center (NESC) plans to continue with various initiatives to introduce our first premier recruitment tool to be commissioned by the Government of Sint Maarten. NESC, and by extension...

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Around Town Jump-up well attended. No injuries or arrests

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The "Around the Town Jump Up" which took place on Saturday March 24 th was well attended by the community. This jump-up started on time at 8.00 p.m. at Munchi's in Sucker Garden and ended around midnight at Abu...

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Application period for Carnival vending is now open

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16 singers slated for Nagico Senior Calypso Competition

PHILIPSBURG - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is ready to host two exciting nights of social commentary from some of the islands most veteran Calypsonians. The Nagico Senior Calypso Competition is back and following...

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Orient Beach is slowly coming back to life

ORIENT BAY - The scars Hurricane Irma inflicted back in September of last year on Orient Beach, once the island's prime tourist destination, are still visible but the place is slowly coming back to life. Tourists are returning and small...

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SXM Airport Opens Temporary Arrival Pavilion Friday

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten - Just over a month following the opening of its Temporary Departure Pavilion, the Princess Juliana International Airport - SXM can now boast of the successful completion of its Temporary Arrival Pavilion. The experience...

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"A lot of unrest among patients."

WILLEMSTAD - Every day, patients express their dissatisfaction with doctors and specialists in Curaçao. This situation must receive rapid attention, says health and safety specialist Arthur Nivillac. In the meantime, Sint Elisabeth Hospital...

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OM demands disciplinary measure against CPG accountant

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecutor has asked the Auditor's Office on Friday to take disciplinary measures against the Antillean accountant of the company CPG Worldwide. Under the watchful eye of the accountant and with his approval, 322 million...

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Knops: No money from the Netherlands for Venezuelan problem

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Undersecretary of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops reiterates that the Netherlands does not provide financial aid when Venezuelans leave their country en masse and come to Aruba and Curaçao. The...

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Which coalition combination is most likely to be formed?

SINT MAARTEN (ST. PETERS) - The residents of the St. Peters, South Reward, Ebenezer, St. Johns and Saunders area, are hereby invited to a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday March 28 th 2018 at 7 PM until 9 PM at the St. Maarten Academy PSVE campus in ...

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SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - Ministry VROMI (Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure) is currently accepting application forms pertaining to the UNDP's (United Nations Development Programme) "Cash for Work, Community...

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SSSD organizes free workshop on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

PHILIPSBURG - The Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is organizing an interactive and inf...

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PHILIPSBURG - Social & Health Insurances SZV has introduced several online services in 2017, including the Employer Portal where companies can submit their ZV/OV declarations digitally. Employers are obligated by law to submit and pay their ZV/OV ...

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Learning Unlimited hosts Invention Convention

SINT MAARTEN (CAY HILL) - Learning Unlimited Preparatory School hosted its biennial Invention Convention recently featuring the brainpower of the school's 4 th and 5 th graders on full display. The Invention Convention is an outgrowth of the...

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Police K-9 officer attend Mini job fair

SINT MAARTEN (SIMPSON BAY) - On Wednesday March 21 st the Police K-9 Officer, Major John Boyrard and his police dog "Oscar" attended a mini job fair at the Sr. Regina primary School in Simpson Bay.

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SINT MAARTEN/BARBADOS - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited ("FCIB" or "First Caribbean") today announced that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") relating to...

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Referendum 'no' vote is major headache for Dutch government

SINT MAARTEN/THE NETHERLANDS - The 'no' vote in Wednesday's referendum to give sweeping new surveillance powers to the security services has given the Dutch coalition government its first real test since taking office last year.

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Caribbean Export and EU Soon Providing Grants

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday March 23, 2018 -The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union is gearing up to provide grant funds to the CARIFORUM private sector.

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Former Central Bank Governor Warns About Barbados Reserves

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday March 23, 2018 - The Freundel Stuart administration is in danger of losing control of the BD$2 to US$1 exchange rate, warns former Central Bank Governor Dr DeLisle Worrell. He argues this is likely if Government...

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Weather Forecast: Tuesday to Thursday

DATE ISSUED: Monday March 26, 2018 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Tuesday evening (18:00 LST) March 27, 2018 WEATHER: Tonight through Tuesday evening: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers. Forecast High: 29°C / 84°F Forecast Low:...

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Dutch government finances hit EU targets for first time...

The Dutch government finances have met European debt and deficit targets for the first time since 2008, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. The CBS says the national debt fell to €416bn or 56.7% of GDP by the end of last year, down ...

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Cheaper parking for green cars among plans to cut pollution

Parking charges could be cut for drivers of eco-friendly cars as part of the government's plans to meet pollution targets. The measure is one of around 100 suggestions put forward by junior infrastructure minister Stientje van Veldhoven, together ...

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Ban on soldiers wearing uniform in public to be lifted

The Dutch government is planning to lift a ban on military uniforms in public in the hope that it encourages more people to join the armed forces. The ban was introduced in 2014 amid concern that soldiers could be targeted by terrorists,...

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